News Releases | January 20, 2016

NELP Commends USDOL Guidance on Independent Contractor Joint Employment

The guidance makes clear that employers, regardless of their business structures, must abide by our nation’s baseline labor protections.

News Releases | January 16, 2016

On President Obama’s Proposed Unemployment Insurance Program

NELP supports the president’s proposals to ensure that more workers qualify for and receive jobless aid.

News Releases | January 13, 2016

On Uber’s New Background Check Policy

Uber’s new background check policy ultimately fails the workers it’s meant to help.

News Releases | January 13, 2016

On NY Governor Cuomo’s Push for $15 Minimum Wage

More than one in three New York workers would get a raise averaging $4,800 a year.

News Releases | January 12, 2016

SOTU: President Obama Can Double-Down on His Legacy for Workers in 2016

The president can bolster his legacy of improving the lives of working families.

News Releases | December 21, 2015

14 Cities & States Approved $15 Minimum Wage in 2015

Over one dozen legislative or ballot proposals are expected to move in 2016.

News Releases | December 21, 2015

Report Urges Accountability for Labor Standards in Home Health Care, America’s Fastest-Growing Jobs

The industry’s pervasive outsourcing of employer functions means workers often struggle to hold anyone accountable for labor violations.

News Releases | November 10, 2015

On Fast-Food Workers’ Biggest-Ever Strike

News Releases | November 10, 2015

On Fast-Food Workers’ Biggest-Ever Strike

Look what can happen when workers come together to demand what is right.

News Releases | November 2, 2015

On the President’s Announcement on ‘Ban the Box’ Hiring

The President’s announcement in Newark is a positive first step.

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